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March 22, 2009 Revisiting William Grant Still Darker America (1924), Africa (1930),Symphony No. 2 (1937) by Catherine Parsons Smith is the author of William Grant Still (Illinois, 2008); William Grant Still: A Study in Contradictions (California, 2000); and Making Music in Los Angeles (California, 2007) Offrandes by Byron Adams. University of California, Riverside Revisiting William Grant Still by Leon Botstein Rip Van Winkle Overture by Byron Adams, University of California, Riverside Symphony No. 2 (Paul Ben-Haim) by Jehoash Hirshberg, Hebrew University. Author of Paul Ben-Haim, his Life and Works (Second edition, IMI, 2009) and Music in the Jewish Community of Palestine 1880 – 1948 - A Social History (Oxford University Press, 1995) January 25, 2009 Music of the Other Germany Auferstanden aus Ruinen, Hymne der DDR (1949) by Laura Silverberg, Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow, Columbia University In Memoriam Bertolt Brecht (1957) by Laura Silverberg, Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow, Columbia University Music of the Other Germany by Leon Botstein Mythological Figures (1951) by Laura Silverberg, Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow, Columbia University Responso: Konzert für Orchester by Byron Adams, University of California, Riverside Sinfonia come un grande Lamento, in Memory of F. García Lorca (1977) by Laura Silverberg, Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow, Columbia University April 18, 2008 A New Italian Renaissance A New Italian Renaissance by Leon Botstein Fontane di Roma [The Fountains of Rome] (1914-16) by Fred Kirshnit Italia, Rhapsody for Orchestra, Op. 11 (1909) by Adrian Corleonis, Fanfare Magazine Pause del Silenzio I (1917) by Harvey Sachs, writer, journalist, and music historian Per L’Edipo Re di Sofocle: tre preludii sinfonici [Three Preludes to Sophocles’ Oedipus] (1903) by Frank J. Oteri Symphony No. 2 in F, Op. 81 (1904) by Harvey Sachs, writer, journalist, and music historian March 8, 2000 Beyond Good and Evil: Nietzshe and Music Abgesangsszene, Nos. 4 (1979) and 5 (1981) by Kyle Gann, Professor of Music, Bard College, New Music Critic, The Village Voice Also Sprach Zarathustra, Op. 30 (1896) by Bernard Jacobson Beyond Good and Evil by Leon Botstein Hymnus An Das Leben by Kyle Gann, Professor of Music, Bard College, New Music Critic, The Village Voice Mitternachtslied Zarathustras (1898) by Robert Threlfall, Advisor, The Delius Trust, London March 10, 1995 Unjust Obscurity? (II) Concerto (Quasi una fantasia) for Violin and Orchestra in B-flat major, Op. 21 by Chris Walton, Head of Music Section at the Central Library of Zurich Concerto for Piano and Orchestra (1956) by Andrew Imbrie, Professor Emeritus, University of California at Berkely, and former student of Roger Sessions Psalm 114, “When Israel Out of Egypt Came,” for Double Chorus and Orchestra, Op. 51 by Felix Mendelssohn Stabat Mater for Solo Voices, Chorus, and Orchestra, Op. 53 (1926) by Richard E. Rodda, Case Western Reserve University Unjust Obscurity? by Leon Botstein